adjective \ə-ˈstan-diŋ\

: causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder

Full Definition of ASTOUNDING

:  causing astonishment or amazement <an astounding revelation>
as·tound·ing·ly \-diŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of ASTOUNDING

  1. He ate an astounding amount of food.
  2. <the astounding sight of their cat returning home after having been missing for two years>

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